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Apple Store Goes Down Ahead of WWDC 2017 Keynote; New iPad and MacBook Models Expected

And it’s down. As is tradition before any hardware launch, Apple pulls down the Apple Store to update it with information about all the new products. The last time this happened was in March this year, just head of the launch of the new iPad (2017) and the iPhone 7 (PRODUCT) RED models. At its WWDC 2017 keynote address, scheduled to kick off at 10:00am PDT (10:30pm IST), Apple is expected to unveil more than just the next versions of its operating systems. Thus, apart from iOS 11, macOS 10.13,…

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IBM’s New Tech Squeezes 30 Billion Transistors Into Fingernail-Sized 5nm Chip

IBM and its chip manufacturing partner companies Samsung and Globalfoundries still believe in Moore’s Law, and have just announced a new procedure to make silicon nanosheet transistors that will enable 5-nanometre chips. Furthermore, the technology can be deployed to affix 30 billion transistor switches into a single chip equal to a fingernail in size. The process details will be presented at the 2017 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits conference to be held in Japan, IBM says. The world’s first 7-nanometre chip was introduced in 2015 by IBM in a…

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Moto Z2 Play India Launch Set for Thursday

After confirming the India pre-order date, Lenovo brand Moto has confirmed the official launch date for the Moto Z2 Play as well. In a tweet, the company has confirmed that the Moto Z2 Play will launch in India on June 8, and the event will be live streamed as well. The Moto Z2 Play pre-orders are set to go live on the same day. In its latest tweet, Moto shared a YouTube link where the June 8 launch event will be live streamed. The event is scheduled to begin at…

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Google Photos Photo Books Now Available for Android and iOS in the US

At its I/O conference earlier this month, Google announced that it wanted to bring the fun of physical photo books back. While the Web version of Google Photos already allowed users to create photo books from the best pictures from their collection, the Android and iOS apps have now joined the party. Users in the US can start making their photo books with the latest app updates already available on Google Play store and App Store respectively. With the Photo Books feature, the search giant makes use of machine learning…

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Reliance Jio Broadband Tests, Amazon and Flipkart Sales, Nokia 3310 India Launch, and More News This Week

Welcome back to our weekly news roundup, where we catch you up with all the tech news you might have missed during the course of the week. As you may have guessed, some of the news that most people were interested in was about sales, from both Amazon, and Flipkart. Amazon’s Great India Sale started on May 11, and ends today, May 14. In the course of the sale, we’ve seen a number of great offers on phones and other electronics, and Sunday your last chance to get a deal….

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Facebook Instant Articles Now Compatible With Google AMP; Apple News Support Due Soon

In a move to unify news publishing platforms, Facebook on Thursday announced that it is adding support for Google AMP and Apple News to its Instant Articles platform. Publishers will now be able to create a single Instant Article article that can be published as Google AMP and Apple News articles as well. Facebook also laid emphasis on how this move will let the publishers cut costs on building different versions for three different platforms. While the Instant Articles SDK extension is available for Google AMP, it will be rolled…

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